How We Made It: North Africa’s young entrepreneurs hoping for a share of $100,000
29 Apr 2016 - While the Anzisha Prize has already received well over 500 applications from young entrepreneurs, only around 5% of these are from North Africa – mainly Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia.
Kachwanya: The deduction of Airtime by Safaricom without permission should be stopped
29 Apr 2016 - It has been defined that “to steal” means to “take another person’s property without permission or legal right and without the intention to return it”. Given that definition, then there is a form of theft Safaricom has been practicing ever since the conception of data...
IT News Africa: Windows 10 to receive Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps
29 Apr 2016 - Windows 10 to receive Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps.
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will be offering consumers the opportunity to download, via the Windows Store, the latest Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets. To add to the...
TechMoran: 15 non-profits across Middle East and Africa to receive Microsoft grants to close gap in computer science
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Techweez: Communications Authority of Kenya looking to fight Cyber Crime in Tender Notice
29 Apr 2016 - Kenya has in the recent past seen increased internet security threats which range from hacking, to stolen digital identities and even malicious take down of content. The cases have mostly affected business but individuals have also suffered from these incidents. Keen...
TechMoran: Konga.com’s Konga pay play
29 Apr 2016 - Can Konga pay facilitate the initiation and completion of transactions in a seamless manner? Earlier in the week, we attended an event at
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IT News Africa: Panasonic investing heavily in South Africa
29 Apr 2016 - According to Panasonic the company has strengthened its foothold in the South African market in the past year, Panasonic South Africa began trading as an independent PTY Ltd company on 1st of April 2016.
Backed by the support of Panasonic global management, this move...
IT News Africa: “Business downtime costs businesses millions” – Gregg Petersen: Veeam
29 Apr 2016 - Gregg Petersen is an IT industry veteran with over 17 years of experience. (Image Credit: Darryl Linington)
IT News Africa caught up with Gregg Peterson at the 2016 VeeamOn Forum, which was held at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. In the interview below, Gregg Petersen...
TechMoran: 16 Smart Ways to Increase Traffic for your Business Online
29 Apr 2016 - Launching a business can be daunting and stressful but what could be more stressful is finding ways to increase the amount of
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Kachwanya: Demolitions of structures on waterways the only solution to Nairobi Floods
29 Apr 2016 - Nairobi Floods are back without a warning. I was particularly surprised to see cars submerge in Nairobi Roads and later to learn that hawkers are (and this is not a joke) selling boats right within the CBD. A video has also surfaced showing how commuters are...
TechMoran: Side-by-side comparison of the Infinix Hot 2 Vs. Hot 3
29 Apr 2016 - We finally decided to do a side-by-side comparison of the Hot 2 Vs. Hot 3 to see how they match up. We
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Capital Tech: Samsung angles for spot at heart of connected life
29 Apr 2016 - South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung on Thursday wooed app makers as it pursued a vision of being at the heart of life in a hyper-connected world.
“Coding is the key to the future,” Samsung Electronics mobile communications business president Dongjin Koh...
How We Made It: Meet the Boss: Raghu Malhotra, president Middle East & Africa, MasterCard
29 Apr 2016 - Raghu Malhotra talks about the importance of not over analysing things, and reveals he once did a bit of modelling on the side.
Capital Tech: Tinder can now be used to set up group dates
29 Apr 2016 - The popular dating app Tinder now has an added feature which allows daters to set up group dates.
In a blog post the app-makers explained: “To use Tinder Social, just start a group with the friends you’re going out with, and then swipe and match with other groups also...
TechMoran: Umati Capital receives USD 500,000 to boost Agricultural Supply Chain Financing for smallholder farmers.
29 Apr 2016 - The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has made a $500,000 grant to be disbursed over a 3 year period
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TechMoran: Barclays Africa Appoints New Head for Tanzania Unit
29 Apr 2016 - To show its commitment to Africa, Barclays Africa has appointed a new head for Barclays Bank of Tanzania to buid its retail,
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TechMoran: 2016 Android Security Report: Key Takeaways for Consumers
29 Apr 2016 - For years, one of the primary criticisms of Android has been the perceived vulnerability to malware. Due to the open source nature
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TechMoran: Airtel Trace Music Star is coming to your hood to make you famous
28 Apr 2016 - The Airtel Trace Music Star activation contest has now entered its second week and the firm is bringing activations to residential areas
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TechMoran: Samsung Electronics banking on smaller, eco-friendly air conditioners to increase market share
28 Apr 2016 - Samsung Electronics East Africa Ltd., has launched its new range of smaller and eco-friendly air conditioners to increase energy efficiency, reduce space
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TechMoran: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated When Working at a Startup
28 Apr 2016 - For many people, running a startup or working for one is a dream come true. Seen as a modern-day Gold Rush,
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How We Made It: Former Citi banker sees opportunities in agribusiness financing
28 Apr 2016 - Ivan Mbowa, co-founder and CEO of Umati Captial, talks about his company.
Moses Kemibaro: 60 Things Every Startup Needs Know
28 Apr 2016 - The presentation below is a concise collection of 60 things that I think every startup entrepreneur needs to know based on my over 15 years experience working in a good number of technology startups in Kenya and beyond. This is the sort of stuff that I wished someone...
Techweez: Telegram adds 3D touch support and ability to take Instant photos for the iOS app
28 Apr 2016 - Telegram is one company that keeps on pushing new updates on its apps and their momentum is very commendable. The new features that they have announced today will please its iOS users and it involves taking photos and use of 3D touch.
On their blog, the company took...
Techweez: Windows 10 gets Facebook and Messenger apps, Windows Phone gets a better Instagram app
28 Apr 2016 - Windows 10 was designed to bring the functionality that we have been accustomed to on mobile onto the desktop and that is why it has an app store and you can do stuff like share photos via a dedicated share button. When we visit certain social networking sites like...
Techweez: Tablet Shipments Continue Dropping Even As Users Warm Up to Detachables
28 Apr 2016 - Lenovo may have been kicked out of the global top 5 smartphone vendors list but it is still top elsewhere. The Chinese consumer electronics brand was the fourth largest tablet vendor in the world in the first quarter of 2016 according to the IDC. Even then, its tablet...
TechMoran: PesaCheck launches to check facts & falsehoods in Kenya’s budget & public finances
28 Apr 2016 - PesaCheck has launched in Kenya to fix the anomalies in Kenya’s public finances and budget which go unnoticed by public officials, civil
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Techweez: The British goverment apparently spent over $100,000 on a Snapchat filter
28 Apr 2016 - Snapchat is one of the biggest social networks in the world with a reported user base of over 100 million users and one of the biggest users are millennials. One of the coolest things about Snapchat are its geofilters which can either be generated by Snapchat or can...
IT News Africa: Connected Lighting is sustainable lighting of the future
28 Apr 2016 - Reggie Nxumalo, GM Philips Lighting, Southern Africa.
Over the course of the last few years, an avalanche of transformational change has swept through all industries and society, globally and within Africa, at large, forever changing the manner in which we communicate...
Kachwanya: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kenya Hacked – The 1TB hacked data include details on Corruption
28 Apr 2016 - Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kenya Hacked – A hacking group that calls themselves Anonymous that has existed since 2003 and has been able to slow the Internet in certain jurisdictions, take down servers, and hack Government, Religious and Corporate website has managed...
Techweez: Google to Pull Feature Merging Chrome Tabs with Recent Apps
28 Apr 2016 - With the release of Android Lollipop almost two years ago, Google introduced a rather controversial feature: Merge Tabs. What it did was unbundle all open Chrome tabs and place them individually in the recent apps/task switcher screen. Some people may have appreciated... Pages